IU School of Medicine

Elective Title: 93GO820 — INTRODUCTION TO MINIMALLY INVASIVE GYNECOLOGIC SURGERY

Description:

This elective is designed to give the students a unique experience in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (MIGS). The curriculum is designed to broaden the student

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Kellie Hindman (kmhindma@indiana.edu)

Director: Jon Hathaway, M.D., Ph.D.

Campus: Indianapolis

Location: IU Health University Hospital and Eskenazi Health Services (Indianapolis)

Other Faculty: Kelly Kasper M.D, Marguerite Shepard M.D.

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Explain the advantages and disadvantages of different energy sources commonly used during laparoscopic surgery by completing the module

Assessment

  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (Students will be assessed on the number of hours spent on the laparoscopic trainer, the improvement in manual dexterity as measured by the trainer, their comfort with discussing the topics in the required reading and their performance in the OR/office procedure clinic. There are no exams or presentations but there will be one on one discussions of the reading material).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:

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Duty Hours: 35

Time Distribution: 70% Clinical, 15% Lecture/Seminar, 15% Library

Elective Type Category: CP - Clinical Practice

Notes and Enrollment Information:

This elective is handled through the match. Post-match results, all additions and drops for OBGYN electives must be approved through Kellie Hindman, OBGYN Clerkship Coordinator. To be placed on the waitlist for this course, please contact Kellie (kmhindma@indiana.edu or 317-948-7438). Vacancies will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None